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Privatizing Africa's Infrastructure: Promise and Challenge

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  • Kerf, M.
  • Smith, W.
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    This paper, prepared by the Private Sector Development Department at the initiative of the Africa Technical Department of the World Bank, examines the promise and challenge of infrastructure privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa, with particular emphasis on power, telecommunications, water, rail, ports and airports.

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    Paper provided by World Bank - Technical Papers in its series Papers with number 337.

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    Length: 99 pages
    Date of creation: 1996
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:wobate:337

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    Keywords: AFRICA; PRIVATIZATION;

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    Cited by:
    1. Laffont, Jean-Jacques & N'Gbo, Ake, 2000. "Cross-subsidies and network expansion in developing countries," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 44(4-6), pages 797-805, May.
    2. Kerf, Michel, 2000. "Do state holding companies facilitate private participation in the water sector? evidence from Cote d'Ivoire, the Gambia, Guinea, and Senegal," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2513, The World Bank.
    3. Thierry Buchs, 2005. "Privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some Lessons from Experiences to Date," Microeconomics 0502007, EconWPA.
    4. Parker, David & Kirkpatrick, Colin, 2002. "Researching Economic Regulation in Developing Countries: Developing a Methodology for Critical Analysis," Centre on Regulation and Competition (CRC) Working papers 30665, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).
    5. Johnstone, Nick & Wood, Libby & Hearne, Robert R., 1999. "The Regulation of Private Sector Participation in Urban Water Supply and Sanitation: Realising Social and Environmental Objectives in Developing Countries," Discussion Papers 24142, International Institute for Environment and Development, Environmental Economics Programme.

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